Obituary of Joyce Staples
Funeral services for Joyce Staples, age 83, of Roanoke, will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 2:00 PM from Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Steve Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Broughton.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday, August 25th.
Mrs. Staples passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017, at Traylor Retirement Community.
Survivors include: one daughter, Shirley Kirby (husband, Wayne) of Roanoke; one son, Ray Staples (wife, Doris) of Roanoke; three sisters, Janice Hodges and Ellen Ferrell, both of Roanoke, and Elsie Mae Martin of Arkansas; grandson, Dusty Staples (wife, Bridgett) of Roanoke; two granddaughters and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dusty Staples, Wayne Ussery, Blake Smith, Colt Tipton, Greg Wilson, and Marion Staples..
A Randolph County native, Mrs. Staples was born on July 12, 1934, the daughter of Allen and Eula Mae Martin Daughtrey. She was a member of Maplewood Baptist Church and had worked as a seamstress with Fashion Star. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Melvin Ray Staples; one brother, Howell Daughtrey.
Memorials may be floral or the family suggests contributions to Maplewood Baptist Church (c/o Carolyn Williams, 612 West Avenue, Roanoke, AL 36274).